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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Tyranni
Infraordo: Acanthisittides
Familia: Acanthisittidae
Genera: Acanthisitta - †Dendroscansor - †Pachyplichas - Xenicus

Name

Acanthisittidae

Vernacular names
English: New Zealand wren

References

* Ericson, P.G.P.; Christidis, L.; Cooper, A.; Irestedt, M.; Jackson, J.; Johansson, U.S.; Norman, J.A. 2002: A Gondwanan origin of passerine birds supported by DNA sequences of the endemic New Zealand wrens. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B), 269: 235-241.
* Sibley, C.G.; Williams, G.R.; Ahlquist, J.E. 1982: The relationships of the New Zealand wrens (Acanthisittidae) as indicated by DNA-DNA hybridisation. Notornis, 29: 113–130. PDF

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